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Journalism & Communication
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Running Head: NON-VERBAL BEHAVIOUR Non- Verbal Behavior [Name of the Writer] [Name of the Institute] [Name of the Instructor] [Name of the Course] Non-Verbal Behavior We all communicate through verbal and non-verbal behavior. "The study of non verb com included communication that is effected by means other than words" (Knapp & Hall, 1997).
Eye contact is a non-verbal behavior that is important in our culture and other because it confirms a person’s credibility. Eye contact is a non-verbal behavior that could indicate love, hostility or friendliness towards another individual. Hence, the way a person makes eye contact may indicate his intentions, which may be good or bad. The non-verbal behavior that I once violated was eye contact; it was when I was dropped out of school, it was very difficult for me to make an eye contact to my family that includes my parents’ and siblings. When I initiated conversation with my parents’ and siblings telling them about the school incident, I was continuously staring at the ground without making any eye contact due to fear and confusion. The responses I expect from my family vary a lot. My parent’s reaction was different as compared to my siblings. My parents were angry and sad, but my siblings found my behavior funny or full of lies. Hence, I got two different reactions from my family. ...
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